Abertillery is the largest town of the Ebbw Fach valley. (Welsh: Abertyleri, means mouth of the River Tyleri). Formerly a major coal mining centre, the area was transformed in the 1990s to a greener environment. The surrounding landscape borders the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Blaenavon World heritage Site.
The town is 15 miles north of the M4 and 5 miles south of the A465, with Cardiff being about 25 miles by road and Bristol 47 miles away. Regular bus services in the area link with Llanhilleth railway station, 2 miles away.
The modern local comprehensive provides secondary education for the town and neighbouring areas. It is fed by several small schools, the most recent of which was opened in 2000.
Abertillery Town cricket club and Abertillery Blaenau Gwent RFC have their playing headquarters at "the Park" one of the most picturesque sporting complexes in the UK.
The town supports two local Saturday football teams: Abertillery Bluebirds and Abertillery Excelsiors. There are numerous other sports activities running on an organized basis such as bowls, badminton, squash etc.
The Metropole theatre holds musical and drama events - from Blues to amateur dramatics and dance, and the surrounding landscape provides plenty of hill walking opportunities and walker led groups.
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